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Flannelboard classic tales

Flannelboard classic tales

Hicks, Doris Lynn.
1997


Get your community moving : physical literacy programs for all ages

Get your community moving : physical literacy programs for all ages

Carson, Jenn, author
2018

Movement-based programs bring new people into libraries, help promote community health, and stimulate literacy for children and adults alike. This is a guidebook for serving library patrons of all ages, both mind and the body together. It is essential reading for any programming librarian, administrator, or community coordinator.

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Let's talk about race in storytimes

Let's talk about race in storytimes

Bratt, Jessica Anne.
2022

"With the help of this book's adaptable storytime activities, tools for self-reflection, and discussion starters, children's librarians will learn how to put anti-racism work into their professional practice while fostering an environment that celebrates all identities"-- Provided by publisher.

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Libraries designed for kids

Libraries designed for kids

Lushington, Nolan, 1929-
2008





The ramped-up read aloud : what to notice as you turn the page

The ramped-up read aloud : what to notice as you turn the page

Walther, Maria P., author
2019

When you read aloud from a children's book, do you ever draw your audience's attention to the cover illustration? The vocabulary words? The ideas and themes vital their all-over experience? Walther wants you to look at the whole book. Each of her two-age spreads focuses on one title, and helps teachers and librarians find things to share with their audience. She also suggests similar titles for themed programs. The book is aimed at classroom read-alouds, but can be used for any situation. -- adapted from perusal of book

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Reading the rainbow : LGBTQ-inclusive literacy instruction in the elementary classroom

Reading the rainbow : LGBTQ-inclusive literacy instruction in the elementary classroom

Ryan, Caitlin L., author
2018

"Drawing on examples of teaching from elementary school classrooms, this timely book for practitioners explains why LGBTQ-inclusive literacy instruction is possible, relevant, and necessary in grades K-5. The authors show how expanding the English language arts curriculum to include representations of LGBTQ people and themes will benefit all students, allowing them to participate in a truly inclusive classroom. The text describes three different approaches that address the limitations, pressures, and possibilities that teachers in various contexts face around these topics"--Cover.

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Summer matters : making all learning count

Summer matters : making all learning count

McChesney, Elizabeth M., author
2017